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5 Secrets to Gaining Your Physician’s Respect

*+-Have you ever felt dismissed or demeaned by a physician? This blog is going to give you five secrets I’ve uncovered from years of working with physicians, personally and professionally. They, just like us “normal” folk, have varied personalities and preferences. It sounds obvious, but, many times, we expect physicians to be better than “normal.” We expect them to have …

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When the Focus is on Care: Palliative Care and Cancer

*+-Title: When the Focus is on Care: Palliative Care and Cancer Author: American Cancer Society My Take on this Title: Many people misunderstand the role, and value, that palliative care can play in their treatment plan. Different from hospice, palliative care is a whole-person approach to living with serious, life limiting illness. For many people living with cancer, palliative care has the …

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